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PHP Engineer

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, AnandTech,, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers. Purch is a fun, innovative company looking for talented people who fit.

Working with all levels of the Engineering and Business teams, the Software Engineer will help maintain, enhance, and troubleshoot ongoing system needs across our core applications and API services. Utilizing Open Source Technologies, the right candidate will utilize his/her communication and technical skills to investigate and provide solutions to application issues. 

To be hired into this position, the right candidate must feel comfortable working closely with business resources as well as all levels of the engineering team.  The candidate must have strong communication skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. 

Candidate must be passionate about learning new technologies while providing technical solutions to a given problem.  


  • Will be responsible for assisting day-to-day application support tasks with engineering team.  
  • Adhere to generally accepted coding standard 
  • Utilize Open Source technologies to troubleshoot and develop software solutions  
  • Provide data analysis and data extracts utilizing SQL 
  • Provide Content Support utilizing PHP, Twig, Symfony and/or SQL 
  • Basic knowledge of linux commands and shell scripts. 
  • Ability to communicate with business users to better understand application issues. 



•     BA/BS in Computer Science, 1-3 years experience a plus  

•     1+ Year PHP 

•     1+ Project utilizing SQL/MySQL 

•     Exposure to Web API/REST Services 

•     1+  Java/J2EE Projects 

•     Understanding of JSON data structures 

•     Understanding of database technologies and SQL.  NoSQL database exposure a plus 


Salary: 75k - 90k 

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